The pain gripped his left ankle. Within months, it ominously began to spread. – The Washington Post
Gajavellis doctors among them an internist, rheumatologist, podiatrist, neurologist and two orthopedists were puzzled after tests failed to reveal an underlying cause. A physical therapist suggested the problem might be in his head.
Frustrated, Gajavelli, who lives near Philadelphia, turned to experts more than 8,000 miles away in his native India. During a week-long visit to see relatives, he consulted two specialists, one of whom ordered a scan that proved to be pivotal.
There was something …